I Believe In Serendipity

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 299 People

    Something Just Happened

    I've had the house all closed up today. (It's cozy atleast)... And I answered a questioned on the Q&A thingy here about what song I could play over&over: I mentioned 2 songs. The second song was "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" by Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole which prompted me to search it...
    DelaneyB DelaneyB
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2011

    "sweet Serendipity" Beautiful Story

    I'm amazed at this song by this guy who won the American Idol competition. His song is all about his story and he really is the anti-american idol - so he went from sleeping on couches to winning the biggest competition in the world. It sounds like a first hand real time example...
    NicolaDowling NicolaDowling
    22-25, F
    Nov 3, 2010


    What is serendipity? It means...... a "happy accident" or "pleasant surprise"; specifically, the accident of finding something good or useful while not specifically looking for it! One of my favourite movies is called 'Serendipity' about 2 people meeting by chance, spending a...
    gem1969 gem1969
    41-45, F
    7 Responses Mar 18, 2013
    RedDust RedDust
    41-45, F
    Dec 4, 2012

    Accidental Call...

    I was called at 1:57 tonight. I called the person back and asked why they called me, he said wrong number. Said bye, hung up the phone. Then he texted me..Saying he's so sorry. How did I end up in a conversation with a person I don't know at 2 in the morning? Now it's almost 3...
    Scorpio2468 Scorpio2468
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 31, 2012

    I Had To Re-schedule...

    ...a health check appointment for the 3rd time recently. After the last time I had to get a refill of high bp meds as I didn't have enough to get me through. So, I couldn't get an appointment until September. I just counted the amount of pills I need and then the pills I have...
    soulshadow soulshadow
    36-40, F
    Jul 27, 2012

    2 days ago I thought sod it ill join a dating

    site - I randomly picked one off a google search and joined . Day one bought a heap of sex wanters and people living 100 miles away , day 2 bought 267 messages - I bulk deleted a load and kept 10 .. Then slowly whittled them down to 2 , one named jock - he's a builder from...
    Mindblowing38 Mindblowing38
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2014

    Because What Goes Around...

    I do believe in getting what you can out of what comes your way. Yeah I'm an opportunist. I don't think that 'everything happens for a reason' But I do think you can find 'reasons for everything'. Do you catch my drift? Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2009

    It Can Happen

    The effect by which someone accidentally finds something other then what they were looking for.That other thing, person, turns out to be of much more importance...entirely different too. My friend went to buy a new car and found a husband! The car salesman.  
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jun 18, 2008


    I've seen a few boats with this name. And a few clubs. Why doesn't this group have more members? Perhaps because many do not even know the definition of "serendipity". I'm fortunate enough to say that serendipity has played a pleasant role in my life at times over the years. One...
    Likkmee Likkmee
    46-50, F
    1 Response May 4, 2012

    My Aunt decided that she wanted to have my

    dad's photography company shoot her upcoming wedding, my dad accepted and called Nancy the day of the wedding to clarify. My mother picked up the phone and from that instant my dad was in love with her by the meek sound of her voice, when he arrived at the brides house he was...
    rachelyasmeen rachelyasmeen
    13-15, F
    Nov 15, 2015
    dannyboydreaming dannyboydreaming
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015

    Serendipity And Irony

    Have you ever read or heard something that you discounted at the time, but then years later you find it was a profound truth? I don't recall where I read it or who said it or even the exact wording, but the general idea behind what I read was the following "When you need a...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jan 10, 2012

    Sometimes there's just

    that feeling that pushes you to take a certain action and you should act upon that feeling for you'll never know what it'll bring into your life!
    akh276 akh276
    18-21, F
    Sep 25, 2014

    Serendipity And Some Examples Of How It Has Affected My Life

    A lot of what I know comes form serendipity and I often get the feeling that things are being set up a certain way. Everything just falls into place and works out just perfectly. My idea of the world is normal in some ways but unusual in others. I've accidently found things that...
    chrysalid chrysalid
    18-21, F
    Oct 10, 2011


    "Some people  Never find the right kind of love  you know, the kind that steals  your breath away.  Like diving into a snowmelt.  The kind that jolts your heart,  sets it beating apace.  An anxious hiccuping of hummingbirds wings.  The kind that makes every terrible...
    Sylphy Sylphy
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Feb 11, 2011


    There can be no doubt that serendipity exists and that is very important. The discovery of something you were not looking for is as normal as it is extraordinary. I have an eclectic mind and my phantasy makes me wander from one subject,or one field to another. Reading about...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jul 5, 2010

    Learned To Be Still,...

    ..., and listen. If I do, I get the paths that I need to travel-if I do not and in my Human arrogance force the choice, I pay the price. I learned this in my much younger years, the ability to be still and just "listen",..., not hear. Turned to Christian Druid in my older teens...
    bepuzzled bepuzzled
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2012

    if it's not asking too much,

    please send me somebody to love
    Ashishishe Ashishishe
    70+, M
    Oct 6, 2015

    Serendipitous Prophecy Or Prophetic Serendipity?

    Wednesday, March 27, 11:18 am. I had just boarded the subway to go to a food bank food and fund raiser.  I walked over to the seat I chose and picked up the piece of paper that was on it.  The paper was a clean, white sheet, neatly folded in eighths.  Something was written...
    roughNready roughNready
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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